SCORE Grant Profiles

Sean Gjos

Injury: Fracture of T-11 / dislocation of T-12 vertebrae
Cause: Ice hockey accident
Place: Salt Lake City, UT
Date: March 3, 1999

Sean, a native of Manitoulin Island in Canada, had nearly completed his Master's of Business Administration at UCLA when he was injured. The injury occurred while participating in a Utah tournament as a member of UCLA's club hockey team. As a result of this accident he has minimal movement and sensation below his hips.

Sean graduated from business school in the spring of 1999 and returned to work later that fall. He is now Principal at Triton Pacific, a Los Angeles based private equity firm. During his free time, Sean often can be found on the tennis court or on the Santa Monica boardwalk terrorizing joggers with his handcycle.